The Resource "They take our jobs!" : and 20 other myths about immigration, Aviva Chomsky, (ebook)

"They take our jobs!" : and 20 other myths about immigration, Aviva Chomsky, (ebook)

Label
"They take our jobs!" : and 20 other myths about immigration
Title
"They take our jobs!"
Title remainder
and 20 other myths about immigration
Statement of responsibility
Aviva Chomsky
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1957-
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Chomsky, Aviva
Dewey number
304.8/73
Index
no index present
LC call number
JV6455
LC item number
.C46 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • NC Live e-Pub Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Immigrants
  • Public opinion
  • United States
  • United States
Label
"They take our jobs!" : and 20 other myths about immigration, Aviva Chomsky, (ebook)
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https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3118026
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. Immigrants and the economy -- Myth 1. Immigrants take American jobs -- Myth 2. Immigrants compete with low-skilled workers and drive down wages -- Myth 3. Unions oppose immigration because it harms the working class -- Myth 4. Immigrants don't pay taxes -- Myth 5. Immigrants are a drain on the economy -- Myth 6. Immigrants send most of what they earn out of the country in the form of remittances -- pt. 2. Immigrants and the law -- Myth 7. The rules apply to everyone, so new immigrants need to follow them just like immigrants in the past did -- Myth 8. The country is being overrun by illegal immigrants -- Myth 9. The United States has a generous refugee policy -- pt. 3. Immigration and race -- Myth 10. The United States is a melting pot that has always welcomed immigrants from all over the world -- Myth 11. Since we are all the descendants of immigrants here, we all start on equal footing -- Myth 12. Today's immigrants threaten the national culture because they are not assimilating -- Myth 13. Today's immigrants are not learning English, and bilingual education just adds to the problem -- pt. 4. How have U.S. policies created immigration? -- Myth 14. Immigrants only come here because they want to enjoy our higher standard of living -- Case study : the Philippines -- pt. 5. The debate at the turn of the millennium -- Myth 15. The American public opposes immigration, and the debate in Congress reflects that -- Myth 16. The overwhelming victory of Proposition 187 in California shows that the public opposes immigration -- Myth 17. Immigration is a problem -- Myth 18. Countries need to control who goes in and out -- Myth 19. We need to protect our borders to prevent criminals and terrorists from entering the country -- Myth 20. If people break our laws by immigrating illegally, they are criminals and should be deported -- Myth 21. The problems this book raises are so huge that there's nothing we can do about them -- Epilogue -- Timeline
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxvi, 236 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3118026
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3118026
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3118026
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10256096
  • (CaONFJC)MIL523478
  • (OCoLC)922967767
Label
"They take our jobs!" : and 20 other myths about immigration, Aviva Chomsky, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3118026
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. Immigrants and the economy -- Myth 1. Immigrants take American jobs -- Myth 2. Immigrants compete with low-skilled workers and drive down wages -- Myth 3. Unions oppose immigration because it harms the working class -- Myth 4. Immigrants don't pay taxes -- Myth 5. Immigrants are a drain on the economy -- Myth 6. Immigrants send most of what they earn out of the country in the form of remittances -- pt. 2. Immigrants and the law -- Myth 7. The rules apply to everyone, so new immigrants need to follow them just like immigrants in the past did -- Myth 8. The country is being overrun by illegal immigrants -- Myth 9. The United States has a generous refugee policy -- pt. 3. Immigration and race -- Myth 10. The United States is a melting pot that has always welcomed immigrants from all over the world -- Myth 11. Since we are all the descendants of immigrants here, we all start on equal footing -- Myth 12. Today's immigrants threaten the national culture because they are not assimilating -- Myth 13. Today's immigrants are not learning English, and bilingual education just adds to the problem -- pt. 4. How have U.S. policies created immigration? -- Myth 14. Immigrants only come here because they want to enjoy our higher standard of living -- Case study : the Philippines -- pt. 5. The debate at the turn of the millennium -- Myth 15. The American public opposes immigration, and the debate in Congress reflects that -- Myth 16. The overwhelming victory of Proposition 187 in California shows that the public opposes immigration -- Myth 17. Immigration is a problem -- Myth 18. Countries need to control who goes in and out -- Myth 19. We need to protect our borders to prevent criminals and terrorists from entering the country -- Myth 20. If people break our laws by immigrating illegally, they are criminals and should be deported -- Myth 21. The problems this book raises are so huge that there's nothing we can do about them -- Epilogue -- Timeline
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxvi, 236 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3118026
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3118026
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3118026
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10256096
  • (CaONFJC)MIL523478
  • (OCoLC)922967767

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